How to Speak Spanish : Accepting & Declining Invites Speaking Spanish
Learn how to speak Spanish with common phrases covering accepting and declining invites in this free language video on learning how to speak Spanish.
The Shark's Diet
This short video clip compares the almost boundless diet of the tiger shark to the more discriminating eating habits of the nurse shark. Run time (02:43)
Aristotle - quotation about morality and law
This very short video introduces Aristotle and provides a simple inspirational quote (that philosophy has taught him to do what is right not just because the law commands it). Run time 0:43.
How to Hold a Hampster
This short video from Pet Planet tells how to train your hamster. The trainer suggestions that a great deal of exposure to being held is the key and demonstrated the best way to hold your pet. Run time 01:03
Ruben Studdard And Elmo Sing Soul Alphabet
Elmo and Ruben Studdard singing the Alphabet Song on Sesame Street...with a little soul. For young learners.
How to Write an Essay
This teacher-created video contains a narrator explaining the steps of writing an essay beginning with choosing an appropriate topic, conducting research, and writing a rough draft. The video ends with detailed directions on forming an introductory paragraph. ( 3:27)
Calendars in the Night Sky
This video explores the use of constellations as a calendar in the night sky. Astronomers have used them in this way for a long time (From "The Universe" series.) Run time 09:48.
Que Hora Es - What Time Is It?
Learn the vocabulary and grammar associated with asking for and giving time in Spanish. You need to already know your numbers 1-30 before working on this lesson. Run time 07:27.
44 Presidents by Rhythm, Rhyme, Results
This educational rap features presidents from Washington to Obama. May be a suitable way to memorize or remember all forty-four of them. Lyrics by Ben Johnson.
The 44 Presidents Of The United States
In this video you will see photos of all 44 Presidents Of The United States from 1789-2009. Classical music plays in the background, and then Leann Rimes sings the National Anthem.
Which U.S. Presidents Have Been Assassinated?
Four U.S. presidents have been assassinated, including Abraham
Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and John F. Kennedy. An American history teacher explains the circumstances of these presidential assassinations in this video.
Using the Prepositions At, In, and On
This video contains a slide show which defines prepositions and prepositional phrases. The video defines at, in, and on and shows examples of how to use them in sentences. The video concludes with practice activities where students complete sentences with either at, in, or on. ( 4:50)
Video is in song form. Video discusses busy prepostions with an army of ants.
Innovative Developments In Astronomy
A team of rocket scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Space Astronomy Laboratory talk about innovative developments such as the Star Tracker 5000, which offers important applications for the national space program. The device accurately orients spacecraft by tracking star fields with a high level of precision. The researchers also explain how they gather information with an ultraviolet telescope launched by rocket, providing insight into the levels of invisible light in the univer
Whisper Multiplication - Quiz 12
Learn random multiplication problems between 1-12. Problems appear on screen then the answer is quickly followed by a whisper. Run time 0:50.
Elizabeth Taylor Biography
In this four minute biography of the Academy Award winner Elizabeth Taylor students will learn of her life and marriages and work to raise funds to fight Aids and as a supporter of Michael Jackson.
Influenza Pandemic of 1918
One of the worst natural disasters in recorded history was caused by a virus. The influenza pandemic of 1918 killed at least 20 million people killing more people than WW I. This is best used to show how the smallest germs are more powerful than man-made weapons. Original footage. Needs a word wall and map to make the lessons more important to students. Great for an exercise of comparing large such death numbers such as The Black Death.
Youth Awareness - Ocean of Plastic Project with Artist Dianna Cohen
Working with American artist and environmentalist, Dianna Cohen, the students of Benjamin Franklin International School Elementary in Barcelona, Spain created a mural out of plastic bags to raise awareness about the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans.
This piece will be on display at the Museu Agbar de les Aigües in Cornellá del Vallés, Barcelona, from June 8th to 9th 2010.
How to Go Green: Earth Day 2009
Watch and learn a few tips on leading a more eco-friendly life. These
tips are from Earth Day 2009. Go Green!
The Human Body - Music Video
This music video gives a brief introduction to the human body. Not much information content but might be nice to introduce a new lesson/unit on the human body, cells or systems. Run time 01:03.